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GlaxoSmithKline Agrees To Settle Paxil Claims For $14 million

...ment of $14 million will go towards covering Paxil purchases by Medicaid, the state and federally funded medical programme for low-income patients....

Big Brands Ensure Lasting Influences In Dietary Choices.

...ill trumps all other rationales in motivating food purchases by catering to our strong liking for sweets, fats and oils, and salt. Mega-brands are inherently the most-wanted by consumers, so supermarkets must have them to sell. Brand preferences are often passed from grandparents to parents to children and are...

Online Auction Results In Purchase of Chemicals

...chase was done by a drug manufacturer. A series of purchases were done varying from laboratory and security equipment to precursor chemicals. Suspected eBay users were monitored from July 2005 to April 2006. Local Investigators were also involved and they found out by sending two trial packages to see who p...

Haryana Government Discovers Misappropriation In School Funds

...cation department head office here. Unauthorised purchases were made by the officials with funds meant for students, and it was done by official who did not have the power to do so, a spokesman said here. --Edited IANS...

Delayed Drug In New Zealand Markets

... abroad for years. // The government agency that purchases drugs announced yesterday that it would fund the insulin, glargine, from July 1. It is also known by its trade name, Lantus. Wayne McNee, Pharmac chief executive, said the drug, which was priced at $5 million, reduces the risk of hypo glycaemia wh...

Sex Workers Adopt IT Solutions to Fight AIDS

...// cards to avail themselves of discounts on daily purchases while keeping a check on HIV/AIDS. About 500 dis...ions) status but also get discounts on their daily purchases - from grocery to perfumes. This pilot project began in July in the two districts at the initiativ...

Cabinet Clears Purchase Preference Policy for Pharma PSUs

...d their subsidiaries by state governments in their purchases which are funded by the Centre. The purchasing departments may invite limited tenders from pharma PSUs and their subsidiaries or purchase directly from them at notified price with a discount up to 35 per cent, Information and Broadcasting Minister P...

UK Recommendations On Painkillers Flaunted

...r city London teaching hospital and information on purchases from pharmacies and other outlets in south London suggests that these recommendations are being contravened. The researchers questioned 107 people attending one major hospital emergency department for paracetamol poisoning between November 2001 and ...

Many American senior citizens fall into the “Doughnut Hole”!

...edicare pays for two-thirds of the first $2,250 in purchases under the standard Part D plan.After $5,100, it pays 95% of the drugs’ cost. But in between lies the --doughnut hole — $2,850 wide!! The seniors must pay that from their pockets!!But the hole ends when the patient's personal expenditure for the year ...

Pink of health: Breast Cancer Awareness Takes on Color and Vibrancy

...woman, who engages in shopping, takes decisions on purchases and certainly understands the lives of many of her ilk, in the grips of this disease. Charlotte's Belk store chain, S.C. mill Springs Global, American Airlines and Yoplait yogurt are among the many who have launched ad campaigns of their brands; a ...

US to Lift Ban on Canadian Drug Imports

...on has surprisingly turned a blind eye to personal purchases of nonnarcotic prescription drugs from places such as Canada and Mexico in shipments of as much as three months' worth. However from Nov. 17 the situation changed with customs undertaking a quiet crackdown on foreign mail-order drugs. According to...

US Orders More H5N1 vaccine

...trength vaccine. HHS said, "These newest vaccine purchases supplement the existing stockpile of 5.9 million doses of H5N1 vaccine and build on the department's plans to buy enough vaccine for 20 million people." Sanofi Pasteur stated that its new contract is for a vaccine based on a clade 2 (subgroup 2) H5...

Dairy Farmers, Cheesed Off Over Revenue Loss from WIC Program

... of all babies born in the U.S.A.Food vouchers for purchases worth $35 are made available to low income group families every month. Last year the U.S government had made certain amendments in the dietary guidelines. This required the addition of more fruits, vegetables and whole grains into the daily diet. ...

Laxatives are Not the Right Option for Losing Weight

... eating and perpetual dieting. 'Not all laxative purchases will be made in an attempt to lose weight, but there is little doubt that this has played a key part in the market's growth'. Bloomfield said, 'And what is now particularly worrying is that laxatives seem easier to get than ever. You can buy them ...

Haryana Enhances Nutritional Support for Women, Children

...lf-help groups in villages will be allowed to make purchases for supply of supplementary nutrition instead of the centralised system earlier. The food menu will also be decided by these groups at the local level. The self-help groups would function under village panchayats, she added. Source-IANS...

Fast Food Limits Healthy Food Intake, Increases Obesity Risk

...as designed to examine the prevalence of fast food purchases for family meals and the association between eating fast food for dinner and home food availability, dietary intake, and weight status. Out of the 4,746 adolescents that completed surveys for Project EAT, 902 were also selected to have their parents ...

Tougher Gun Show Controls in California Slash Sales of Weapons Linked to Crime

...es more common in the other states. In three straw purchases outside of California, the buyer bought multiple guns. Vendors in states outside California were 2.5 times more likely to sell assault weapons and all sellers of assault-type handgun and fully automatic weapons were in other states. Professor Bar...

New AMA Survey Finds Medicare Cuts Will Hurt Seniors

...-thirds of physicians tell the AMA they will defer purchases of information technology next year. Over the life of the cuts, about eight in 10 physicians report they will have to forgo this important purchase used to improve health care quality. Also troubling, more than half of physicians say they will redu...

Nutrient-rich Dairy Beverages an Emerging Market

...s, identified some key trends relating to consumer purchases in food and beverages: A Continued Focus on Health and Freshness; The Need for Convenience: and The Continuing Need for Value. The report further stated that overall global growth rate in food and beverage products would vary significantly within r...

Hoarding can Endanger Lives, Says New Study

... a person who loves to shop sales. Even when their purchases begin to overtake their house, they may not think they have a problem. "Friends and family may see the hoarding as a bigger problem than the person who hoards. They come to visit and there is no place to sit down because of all the clutter," Hart s...

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